Small-Sized Ovoid Stoneware Jar with Brushed Decoration, Manhattan or New Jersey, 18th century

July 22, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 286

Price Realized: $236.00

($200 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Rare Small-Sized Stoneware Jar, probably Manhattan origin, mid 18th century, ovoid jar with footed base, tooled shoulder, and semi-rounded rim, decorated in three places with an unusual design of overlapping draped brushwork. Brushed cobalt stripe to shoulder. Desirable size and form. Provenance: Property of a New York State collector. A reglued 2 3/4" section at rim, with two short, faint lines descending from it. Two small chips to interior of rim. Some light exfoliation to area near base. In-the-firing dryness to surface. A small, shallow base chip. An in-the-firing iron ping to midsection. H 8".

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